Sep 6, 2010 5:00am EDT
i lisa robinson. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins is in for tony. >> we were talking about how to try things are. this will be date 14 with no significant rain. 14 days ago, it was less than one-tenth of an inch. we're going to be parched here. rain is not a part of our seven- day forecast spirit is great weather for the holiday weekend. folks at the beach have a rough day on friday. terrific for the rest of the weekend. what more could to ask for tax on a labor day -- a day off. we did not win on that. what are you doing up on this hour? maybe you're just looking at best through your toes. this is what the radar looks like. we are between weather systems. there is one to our south. that is not a threat. there is a weather disturbance moving through the great lakes. we expect that activity to pass to our north today appeared we might pick up a cloud and that is about it. we will talk but any rate chances coming up in just a few minutes. >> thank you. the latest in a commitment 2010. bob ehrlich released his first tv ad this weekend.
Sep 10, 2010 5:00am EDT
. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist john collins has a check of our forecast. first of all, it's friday. everybody stepped up to the plate. very nice. >> absolutely. we're kind of torn weatherwise. the temperatures are great. i mean, a little breezy yesterday, but we need some rain. it's getting dry out there. so we're going to try to please both sides of the fence here. we'll continue with the very nice temperatures going into the weekend, but also, providing a chance for some rain. but nonetheless, it is a chance for some rain. so you can see on our h.d. doppler radar, no rain over us. but back in the tennessee and ohio river valleys, you do see some showers and thunderstorms. that's the leftovers from that little tropical storm that ran through texas and the plain states. eventually we do get a chance of some rain out of that system. but it will take a while, so we'll talk about it, a pretty good forecast coming up in just a minute. but now we want to see how the traffic's doing this morning. and here's kim dacey. >> good morning, everyone.
Sep 8, 2010 5:00am EDT
the economy. 11 news kate amara joins us live with more on the story. >> good morning. >> good morning. so i know we've been talking about this all week. by today the president will unveil more details of his economic strategy, focusing on tax cuts today. giving some, and taking some away. >> president obama back on the road, pushing his plan to boost the economy, hoping to score political points in the process. >> in ohio today, he's set to announce a $200 billion tax cut for businesses allowing firms to write off 100% of spending on new equipment and painting republicans as the party of no. >> their slogan is no, we can't. nope. no. no. >> officials say president obama will also argue against extending the bush era tax cuts for the nation's richest families. the white house trying to change the narrative in the runup to the midterm elections. >> it's a great strategy but tuff to do because voters become cynical. republicans argue demonstrates need to stop spending. >> jobs are the number one issue in this campaign. >> both parties clearly using the economy to try to gain ground in november
Sep 14, 2010 5:00am EDT
on to their capital. they are waiting for us to act. >> this measure could create up to 500,000 jobs. republicans call it costly and ineffective. live in washington, i am kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> with all the barbs being traded back and forth, what does the future look like for this bill? >> it looks like democrats have enough votes to get this thing passed. george voinovich said he would support it. it would create a government fund that would go to small community banks. democrats say banks could leverage that into loans for small businesses. >> kate amara, thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think congress should exclude the top 2% of americans from tax cuts? e-mail your response to email@example.com. 59 degrees on tv hill. new footage is released of the deadly california gas line explosion. >> the blowout preventer is now in the hands of the fbi. >> this is a live look at traffic. this is 95 near the fort mchenry tunnel. tunnel. best deal this side of sunrise, so come in and we'll make yours! get a western egg white muffin melt and a 16-ounce cup o